Notebookcheck

MSI Megabook GT725

Specifications

MSI Megabook GT725
MSI Megabook GT725
Processor
Display
17 inch 16:10, 1680x1050 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
2.7 kg ( = 95.24 oz / 5.95 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1600 Euro

 

Average Score: 83.8% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 71%, features: 50%, display: 61% mobility: 60%, workmanship: 66%, ergonomy: 82%, emissions: 76%

Reviews for the MSI Megabook GT725

80% MSI GT725-087UK review
Source: PC Advisor English

The MSI GT725 is - literally and figuratively - a bit lighter than its beefy 17in gaming laptop competitors. And that's not necessarily a bad thing: the price is a little lower than the cost of many other desktop replacements, while the hefty 3.5kg case is a shade more manageable than many. What matters more in this case is that it provides strong performance for a reasonable £1,117. This MSI laptop offers good gaming performance but makes some missteps with its muted screen and its awkward keyboard. Overall, the GT725 is a competent gaming and entertainment laptop. It'll fill other roles when needed, but it seems like itself only when you're shooting 3D aliens or playing movies.


80
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/23/2009
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

80% MSI Megabook GT725-9547VHP
Source: Chip.de - 10/09 German
Single Review, , Very Short, Date: 09/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90%
84% Test MSI GT725 Gaming Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/10/2009
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 92% display: 72% mobility: 69% workmanship: 82% ergonomy: 83% emissions: 76%
95% Das richtige Notizbuch
Source: PC Games Hardware - 8/09 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 07/01/2009
Rating: Total score: 95% price: 70%
80% MSI GT725Q-9047VHP
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/20/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 50% features: 50% display: 50% mobility: 50% workmanship: 50% ergonomy: 80%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850:

Based on the desktop HD 4850 but with slower clock rates, the Radeon HD 4850 features DirectX 10.1 support with a relatively large 256 bit memory bus.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core 2 Quad: Mobile version of the desktop Quad Core processor. Due to low clock rates it is not recommended for most applications.
Q9000:

Slow clocked quad core CPU (4 cores) that suffers especially in many games from the low clock speed. Therefore, not suited for games and only for highly multi threaded applications.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
17":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
2.7 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


MSI: Micro-Star International (MSI), is a Taiwan based computer hardware manufacturer since 1986 best known for desktop computer motherboards. MSI also designs and manufactures graphics cards, barebone PCs, notebook computers, networking products, servers, multimedia, consumer electronics, and storage devices. MSI, as most Taiwanese computer manufacturers, sells products on OEM/ODM basis. It also sells products worldwide based on its own brand name "MSI". The market share of laptops with the MSI brand is rather low.

MSI is not present in the smartphone market. As a laptop manufacturer, MSI has a medium market share and is not among the Top 10 global manufacturers. The ratings of MSI laptops are above average in the tests (as of 2016).


83.8%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Advent 6555
Mobility Radeon HD 4850, Core 2 Quad Q9000, 3.6 kg
MSI Megabook GT725
Mobility Radeon HD 4850, Core 2 Duo P9500, 3.43 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

MSI GL72 7RD-075XES
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook), Core i7 7700HQ, 17.3", 2.7 kg
MSI GE72 7RE Apache Pro 212RU
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook), Core i7 7700HQ, 17.3", 2.7 kg
MSI PE60 7RD-059 Prestige
GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), Core i7 7700HQ, 15.6", 2.4 kg
MSI GE62 7RD Apache
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook), Core i7 7700HQ, 15.6", 2.4 kg
MSI GP62MVR-406 Leopard Pro
GeForce GTX 1060 (Desktop), Core i7 7700HQ, 15.6", 2.2 kg
MSI GT83VR 7RF-206 Titan SLI
GeForce GTX 1080 SLI (Laptop), Core i7 7920HQ, 18.4", 5.5 kg
MSI GP62 7RD-090DE Leopard
GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), Core i7 7700HQ, 15.6", 2.4 kg
MSI GE62 7RE-027UK Apache Pro
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook), Core i7 7700HQ, 15.6", 2.4 kg
MSI GT83VR 7RF-230FR Titan SLI
GeForce GTX 1080 SLI (Laptop), Core i7 7820HK, 18.4", 5.5 kg
MSI GL62M 7RD-429XES
GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), Core i7 7700HQ, 15.6", 2.2 kg
MSI GL62 7QF-1668XES
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i5 7300HQ, 15.6", 2.4 kg
MSI GT72VR-6RDAC16H21
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), Core i7 6700HQ, 17.3", 3.8 kg
MSI GS73VR 7RF-210
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), Core i7 7700HQ, 17.3", 2.4 kg
MSI GS43VR 7RE-062
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), Core i7 7700HQ, 14", 1.6 kg
MSI GP72 Leopard Pro 6QE-254XFR
GeForce GTX 950M, Core i7 6700HQ, 17.3", 2.7 kg
MSI GE72 7RE-045CZ
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook), Core i7 7700HQ, 17.3", 2.7 kg
MSI GE72 7RE-006PL
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Notebook), Core i7 7700HQ, 17.3", 2.9 kg
MSI GT62VR 7RE-261RU Dominator Pro
GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), Core i7 7700HQ, 15.6", 2.94 kg
MSI GS73VR 7RF-216NL
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), Core i7 7700HQ, 17.3", 2.4 kg
MSI GS63VR 7RF-219NL
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), Core i7 7700HQ, 15.6", 1.8 kg
MSI GE62VR 7RF-417ES
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), Core i7 7700HQ, 15.6", 2.4 kg
MSI GL62 7RD-083
GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), Core i7 7700HQ, 15.6", 2.4 kg
MSI GT72VR 7RE-461XES
GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), Core i7 7700HQ, 17.3", 3.78 kg
MSI GT73VR 7RE Titan - 7RE-298
GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop), Core i7 7820HK, 17.3", 4.1 kg
MSI GE72VR-7RF-267
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), Core i7 7700HQ, 17.3", 2.9 kg
MSI PX60 6QE-254NL
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 6700HQ, 15.6", 2.1 kg
MSI GS73-6RF-006UK
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), Core i7 6700HQ, 17.3", 2.4 kg
Current Prices

MSI Megabook GT725 on Ciao

> Notebook / Laptop Reviews and News > Library > MSI > MSI Megabook GT725Q
Stefan Hinum, 2009-06- 8 (Update: 2012-05-26)